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What is Auxiliary Heat?

The term Auxiliary Heat is not well understood, as shown by this recent contact from a customer: “Our system thermostat is reading Aux Heat when the heat turns on as of today.  Just started this morning. What is the issue?” … Continue reading

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Does Closing Vents Save Money?

Lots of people believe that closing vents in unused rooms will save money on their utility bill.  The truth is that closing vents might cause harm to your system that will cost you more in the long run. Although many … Continue reading

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Furnace Odor May Mean Trouble

With the house closed up and the heating system running a lot, you might be smelling an unusual furnace odor in your home.  Some odors can indicate specific issues with your system, so you should check into the cause if … Continue reading

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Radiant Floor Heating Systems

Radiant floor heating has been used for centuries. The Romans channeled hot air under the floors of their villas which warmed the floors; the Koreans channeled hot flue gases under their floors before venting them up the chimney; and in … Continue reading

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Breathe Easier with Moist Air

Whole home humidification is important for comfort, allowing you to breathe easier, and for the care of wood surfaces and furnishings.  When the air inside a home is kept at less than 40% humidity, residents will experience more shocks from … Continue reading

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Win a New Furnace at the Home Show

How would you like to win a new furnace?   Well, you can!  We’ll be giving one away at the 2015 Indianapolis Home Show ( Jan 23 to Feb 1) and it’s simple to enter. Just visit our booth at the … Continue reading

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NOW HIRING – Payroll Administrator

 IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY –  PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR !!! TA Kaiser Heating & Air is NOW HIRING a Payroll Administrator – Accounting Assistant. Approximately 25-30 hours per week with possibility of future full-time position. Must have average Microsoft Office knowledge with above average … Continue reading

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Frozen Heat Pump

If you are a homeowner who has seen a frozen heat pump in your yard, here is what you need to know. When you see a light coating of frost, that is normal and not a problem, and it should resolve itself … Continue reading

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Dirty Filters Cause Breakdowns

The air filter in a heating/cooling system is one of the first things we check on a service call, because dirty filters cause breakdowns and loss of efficiency.   A filter change is also one of the quickest and easiest … Continue reading

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Avoid Snow Buildup Blocking Vents

If we get a lot of snow this year, you might discover snow buildup blocking vents and affecting your heating equipment.  You want to avoid that so start planning for it now. High efficiency furnaces, water heaters, fireplaces and other … Continue reading

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